Rolling Your Way to Beauty: All About Your Jade Roller
Congratulations! You just got a jade roller! Maybe you got it after seeing your favorite beauty influencer use one, or it was in a spa-in-a-Friendship-Box that was gifted to you, or you thought, Why not? However you got your roller, you may be wondering what the heck it's all about. Here's our brief guide to the jade roller's benefits and how you might want to use it.
Beliefs about jade’s benefits
The beliefs about the benefits of jade are manifold. In terms of feng shui, some believe it channels purity, gentleness, nourishment, harmony, and balance. In terms of skincare, claims range from helping with wrinkles and loose skin, to raising immunity, to improving elasticity.
At the very least, the act of massaging with a roller can help temporarily increase blood circulation and decrease puffiness by encouraging lymphatic drainage. Experts say using your fingers might work just as well, but there’s something to said for treating yourself with a cool and pretty beauty roller.
How to use it
There’s probably no wrong way to use your jade roller (aside from wacking your enemies with it). But here are some steps to give your complexion its full benefits.
Step 1: After washing your face, apply a hydrating eye and skin serum. You can also use a hydrating sheet mask.
Step 2: Start at the center of your chin, and roll up your jaw and toward your ear. Repeat for the whole cheek. Then do the same on the other side.
Step 3: From the side of the nose, roll over your cheek toward your ear. Repeat on the opposite side.
Step 4: With the smaller stone, gently roll from the lower inside corner of your eye, underneath the eye, and toward the temple. Repeat on the other side.
Step 5: Finally, using the larger stone, roll from between your eyebrows and over each eyebrow, then again and again until you reach your hairline. Repeat on the other side.
How to clean and maintain your roller
Wipe your roller with a clean cloth after each use. You’ll also want to occasionally give it a deep clean, especially if you use it every day, by washing it in warm water and gentle soap. To keep the metal from rusting, pat dry with a clean cloth or towel. You might also want to keep your roller in the fridge for a little extra oomph.Want more about jade? Check out nine fun facts about the semi-precious stone and all of our jade and jade-colored products.